US: /ˈfeɪm/
UK: /fˈe‍ɪm/

English Vietnamese dictionary

fame /feim/
  • danh từ
    • tiếng tăm, danh tiếng, danh thơm, tên tuổi
      • to win fame: nổi tiếng, lừng danh
    • tiếng đồn
    • house of ill fame
      • nhà chứa, nhà thổ

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
[U] the state of being known and talked about by many people: to achieve / win instant fame + to rise / shoot to fame overnight + Andrew Lloyd Webber of 'Evita' fame (= famous for 'Evita') + The town's only claim to fame is that there was once a riot there. + She went to Hollywood in search of fame and fortune.
See also - FAMOUS
Idioms see CLAIM n.

Thesaurus dictionary

renown, repute, reputation, celebrity, illustriousness, superiority, pre-eminence, stardom, prominence, eminence, glory, name, notoriety, acclaim:
Randolph's fame has spread far and wide.

Collocation dictionary


considerable, great
the years of his greatest fame
| widespread | local | national | international, world/worldwide
She gained international fame as a dancer.
| lasting, undying | brief | instant, sudden | new-found | posthumous
Largely unknown in his lifetime, Mendel's discoveries earned him posthumous fame.


He was enjoying his new-found fame.
| achieve, come to, find, gain, rise to, shoot to, win
She found fame on the stage. He shot to fame in 1997 when he won the US Open.
| bring sb, earn sb
HIs adventure brought him both fame and notoriety.
| seek


rest on sth
Her fame rests on a single book.
| come to sb
a man to whom fame came very late
| grow, spread
The restaurant's fame spread quickly.


at the height of sb/sth's fame
In 1934, when at the height of his fame, he disappeared.
| sb/sth's (chief/main/only) claim to fame
The town's main claim to fame is being the home of one of the strangest buildings in the world.
| fame and fortune
After this concert she was firmly on the road to fame and fortune.
| a/sb's rise to fame

Concise English dictionary

+the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
+favorable public reputation